There are ample picturesque locations and places of natural scenic beauty all over Kerala. To add a little more variety to the interesting places that tourists can visit, there are also a few amusement parks and water parks in the state.
Veegaland at Kakkanad (Kochi) is a place that promises total family entertainment.
Located in a hilly area in Kochi and in a most natural set up, Veegaland has many thrilling water games. In the dry area of the park there stands a 7-storey building that has been modeled on a castle. There are many rides and interesting shops in the building. The architecture and landscaping of the place is also something to relish.
Dream World Water Park is situated in the lap of enchanting Athirapilly waterfalls just 8 km from Chalakudy.Dream World's Climate and first-class water park sporting facilities make it an ideal destination for visitors who enjoy an action-packed holiday.
The variety of rides on offer is on par with the best water park, plus some which are unique to the region where holiday makers will find, they range from Wave pool, Amazone river, Zoom ride, Revolving barrel,... and fully equipped new attractions, Lazy river, Aqua shuttle, Dragon train... as part of the water package. Of course coming up with something very special Cool riders, Air hockey, Dolphin ride...
This is considered to be India's most beautiful water theme park. The famous Athirappilly waterfalls are quite near the island park.
There are many exciting rides and state of the art games in this park that lies amidst mighty hills and peaceful valleys. The place has been designed and landscaped magnificently. The very route to the park is like a mini adventure. One has to drive through the Western Ghats, the massive mountain ranges of Kerala. It is thus a chance to catch glimpses of life in the wild.
Fantasy Park the first amusement park of Kerala. Experienced professionals of Neotech Amusements and Resorts Ltd run the famous park at Malampuzha. The 8-acre land is a gateway to thrilling rides and also to a beautiful area complete with fabulous landscaping and fountains. There is a special section with games and rides especially for kids. The roller coaster rides and merry go-rounds promise excitement for the entire family
This is the only theme park of its kind in the State where the entire family can find some form of amusement. There is a hygienic restaurant and ice cream parlour within the park. The water merry-go-round, striking car, paratrooper, pirate boat, dragon coaster, tora tora, mini tele combat, jumping horse, scooter ride, caterpillar, etc are a few among the entertainment options at this fun world.
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BAYWATCH, a water theme park located at Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu. Located at the Kovalam road, the park has the capacity to accommodate a maximum 4,000 visitors per day. As many as 20 rides have been included for active entertainment. Of these, around 10 are water-based rides. Other attractions are an artificial waterfall and an elevated area from which visitors can view the sunset .
The centre has been conceptualised to have a science dome, a coral museum, under waterworld aquarium and a planetarium converging ancient Indian and modern astronomy. Refer www.baywatchpark.com for more details.